Democratic Peoples Republic of North Korea

North Korea

There are over 24 million people who live in DPRK, where access to health care is limited due to economic, financial, political and resource barriers. Hepatitis B is a major public health challenge leading to suffering and death. There is an urgent need to assist in the hepatitis B related medical services. A vaccination project to support increase in vaccination coverage is underway, as part of a larger programme to support hepatitis B related health services.